Acting Prime Minister Steadroy Benjamin delivered a resolute message against acts of violence targeting journalists in Antigua, Barbuda, and the wider Caribbean.
Speaking at the Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s 54th Annual General Assembly, Benjamin emphasized the unacceptable nature of such attacks.
Referring to the firebombing of Dominican journalist Carlisle Jno Baptiste’s vehicle and a recent deadly attack on journalists in Haiti, Benjamin urged media professionals to unite against these threats.
He condemned violence against journalists and highlighted the need for solidarity, urging journalists to perceive an attack on one as an attack on all.
The Assembly included discussions on defamation protection and freedom of speech.
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